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Vertical red line in display

My Latitude D505 is just over 3 years old and has developed a vertical line in the display. Do I need a new video card or a new LCD?

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I had a similar problem with a flat screen lcd for my desktop comp, and it turned out that I needed a new screen if i wanted to get rid of it, but it doesnt really cause much of a problem, so i didnt bother replacing it. If your laptop is still under warranty, (i dont know how long your warranty lasts) I'd look into getting it replaced if it really bothers you. But yes, its definitly the screen.

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